Vote Yes on the PSEG Contract
Informational meetings were held last Friday, February 28th on the PSEG LI contract extension. Business Manager Don Daley shared the details of the contract and explained how this contract exceeds other negotiated IBEW utility contracts. Daley explained that our wage increases were considerably above the current inflation rates. They are as follows; 2012 = 1.7%, 2013 = 1.5%, and 2014 with a forecast of 1.3%. Additionally our medical cost are significantly less than other IBEW utility contributions. Daley thanked the 1049 leadership for unanimously endorsing this contract and he urged all members to vote yes. Ballots went out in the mail on Tuesday, please make sure you mail your ballot back before the 14th of March.